Four Explosions in Afghanistan Provinces; Three Policemen Killed

Four Explosions in Afghanistan Provinces; Three Policemen Killed

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16 Jan 2021

At least three Policemen were killed and several others were wounded in a series of explosions in four provinces of Afghanistan on Saturday.

Two police force members were killed in a blast in Kabul city and one policeman was killed in a roadside blast in Baghlan province, security officials confirmed.

Several other suffered injuries in the blasts. The Kabul’s blast targeted a
Land Cruiser type vehicle in the Kabul University road of PD3 on Saturday.

Reports suggest that the vehicle belonged to Mohammad Nabi Bayan, the deputy head of Kabul police HQ for security affairs who survived the attack and returned to office.

In the meantime, the blast in Baghlan province also targeted a police vehicle in Pul-e-Khumri city. One policeman was killed and two more were wounded in the attack.

Another explosion took place in Daman district of Kandahar province on Saturday morning, officials said.

Afghan authorities so far have not provided details on the attack.

Local officials also reported a blast in Nahr-e-Siraj district, however there is no information available about the type of explosion and the number of casualties.

Also, an National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel, Juma Gul, was killed in an attack by unknown armed men in Lashkargah city of Helmand province on Saturday morning, a security official said.

No group has so far taken the responsibility of the attacks.

Meanwhile, two Policemen were also shot killed by unidentified gunmen in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province today, security officials said.

This comes as Afghanistan provinces have recently witnessed a sharp increase in targeted killings and explosions.

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